- Year: 2020
- Award: WSA Young Innovators
- Category: Young Innovators
- Producer: Uche Udekwe
- Country: Nigeria
- URL: https://www.natalcares.com/service.php
Natal Cares is a social enterprise which leverages on the power of mobile technology, machine learning and low cost innovation to combat maternal and infant mortality in Nigeria. Primarily focusing on providing mental and emotional healthcare support, medical monitoring and emergency services to at-risk pregnant women and nursing mothers reaching them in their hometowns and villages and advocating for better access to healthcare at primary healthcare centers especially in Under-served communities and IDP Camps.
By harnessing the power of mobile technology and Machine Learning, Natal Cares deliver valuable healthcare information (Messages and Voice service) about the symptoms of prenatal conditions using SIX preferred indigenous languages to Pregnant women and nursing mothers on their basic mobile phones.